Sam Trammell Welcomes Twin Sons Winston and Gus

08/11/2011 at 09:00 AM ET
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The True Blood twins have arrived.

Sam Trammell and longtime love Missy Yager welcomed “two healthy baby boys” on Tuesday, Aug. 9, his rep confirms to PEOPLE. The couple has chosen the names Winston and Gus for their sons.

After meeting in New York doing theater, the pair has been together for eight years.

Yager, 43, has appeared on Mad Men and Boston Public, while Trammell, 42, currently plays Sam Merlotte on the HBO vampire series.

— Sarah Michaud with reporting by Blaine Zuckerman

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Ann on

Congrats! Wonder if we’ll get to hear the names. Sam Trammell’s a babe (no disrespect to his wife) I wonder why he doesn’t get more love!

Also, I want Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer to have a TB baby (;

AllisonJ on

congrats to Sam and Missy! I would love to hear the babies names. I love Sam on True Blood.

allie on

Wonder if they will be shifters? =P

Poppy on

Congrats to them! Twin boys – wow lots of funtimes ahead! Sam rocks on True Blood – love him

Anon on

Is Sam 40 or 42? Wikipedia and imdb don’t seem to agree … anyway, hope we hear names soon!

Bri on

Congrats to Sam and Missy! Can’t wait to see pics of the twin boys and their names! Hope to see them make an appearance on True Blood as little shifters! Love Sam…so down-to-earth kind of a guy! I know he will be a great daddy to his boys!

Becky on

I don’t watch any of these shows, but congrats to them on the new babies..Twins are wonderful..

Mary on

Congrats, I just waiting for the celeb who has triplets. Can’t wait to hear the names.

Mia on

Congrats to them!-Bill + Eric anyone (names-J/k)?

–technically they’re not married…maybe they will now that they have twins-but for all general purposes-congrats to Sam + his “wife”